Dermatology

Are you concerned about your skin’s tone or texture? Have you thought about trying microdermabrasion? Exfoliating treatments have a long history. But microdermabrasion wasn’t introduced to the United States until about 1990, with the first FDA-approved device in 1996. Learn all you need to know about microdermabrasion before booking...

Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with hidradenitis suppurativa? Once thought to be rare, this condition affects about one to four percent of the population. Little is known about the cause. Because of this, misdiagnosis and under diagnosis are common. Learn more about hidradenitis suppurative...

Psoriasis is common, affecting about 125 million people worldwide. While it’s not entirely understood, medical experts believe psoriasis is an immune response. The immune system causes skin cells to regenerate quicker than usual. There is no cure, but there are ways to avoid psoriasis triggers and avoid...

We are so pleased to feature Alexis Keen, PA-C, this month in our provider spotlight series! Alexis is a physician’s assistant, who has been with Loven Dermatology since 2019. She sees patients at our Gallatin location, specializing in a range of dermatological care and treatment. ...

If you’re headed outdoors during warm weather, you need to make sure your skin is protected. We always recommend proper sun care. But it’s also important to protect against things like poison ivy. If you’ve ever had a poison ivy reaction, you know they’re not...

Despite the risk of sun damage, most Americans still don’t protect themselves from the sun. Because of this, sunburns are continually common year after year. If you’ve ever had a sunburn, then you know they can be painful and frustrating. They’re difficult to get rid...

You’ve heard us say before how confusing skincare can be. There is so much misinformation and “hacks” on the internet. This can make it difficult to know what is and isn’t true. Add to this the staggering number of products on the market. The skincare industry alone is worth...

If you’ve ever noticed a suspicious spot on your skin, it can be troublesome. While many spots are not harmful, some may be signs of more serious conditions. Actinic keratosis is one example of this. These precancerous growths are very common. In fact, 58 million Americans...

Trying to find a sunscreen can be difficult. There are so many brand names and different claims that it’s easy to get lost. But the truth is you need to understand the basics of sunscreen to protect your skin. Only about 15% of men and 30%...

With gyms beginning to reopen and warm weather ahead, you may be stepping up your workout routine. If you’re working out more than usual, you may notice more breakouts than usual, too. This is common. Learn how to keep your skin glowing with these skincare tips for the gym.  ...